1 When Mr. Roach heard his name he smiled quite leniently.
2 That he would be leniently treated, I could not hope.
3 It matters little now, except as it may dispose you to think more leniently of his errors.
4 To those cities they dealt with leniently, they granted exemptions and privileges, conferring upon them the rights of citizenship, and securing their welfare in every particular.
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5 In as lenient a manner as I possibly could.
6 But in other points, as well as this, I was growing very lenient to my master: I was forgetting all his faults, for which I had once kept a sharp look-out.
7 Vida was lenient to Carol at the surgical-dressing class; Mrs. Dave Dyer flattered her with questions about her health, baby, cook, and opinions on the war.
8 "You are too lenient, too lenient by far, Leonce," asserted the Colonel.
9 If I cannot persuade you to take a lenient view of the matter, Lord St. Simon, I have brought an advocate here who may be more successful.
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10 Now," said Holmes, when the rejoicing lackey had disappeared, "having secured the future, we can afford to be more lenient with the past.
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11 And this is lenient treatment on my part, for you are worse, far worse, than the felons who will be your companions.
12 I set myself above him and so become much worse than he, for he is lenient to my rudeness while I on the contrary nourish contempt for him.
13 The Romans were not only, as has been said above, less ungrateful than other republics, but were also more lenient and more considerate than others in punishing the captains of their armies.
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